Sep 18, 2012 12:00pm PDT
the united states on top of a modified 747. and on friday it will fly above the bay area before making its way to southern california. cate caugurian gives us a preview from a place that had a big role in the shuttle program. >> ames research center i gave us a special view into space with the help of a former astronaut. >> it will go through the atmosphere and slow down on your way to the kennedy space center to land. it is quite a thrilling thing. >> record one of the five cylinders that astronauts use before going into space. the research center work closely with the nasa space shuttle program, developing different types of technologies like to teach field for several space missions. >> we played a good part in making the shuttle happened, that is the most important thing and we're not through yet. i think that we will see humans on mars in the 2013 s. the same technology that we are talking about, new inventions will come. >> helping to train astronauts to get safely out of routes orbit and back on land. we're told that these vertical motion simulators are made to scale and they are as
Sep 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT
in the united states. >> and it war of words on the campaign trail, why mitt romney will not apologize for controversial comments that are now going spiral. >> the newsstand of the bay bridge where caltrans and its contractors have its heaviest and most challenging move of this bridge going on right now. i will tell you why weather plays such a key part. >> i'm lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center with lots of sunshine beginning to,,,,,,,, >> on the campaign trail, mitt romney refuses to apologize for his controversial comments about 47 percent of americans who do not pay taxes, he says that shows the difference between him and the president. and as danielle nottingham shows us, that is exactly what mr. obama says all so. >> mitt romney facing a new challenge in critical swing states. the latest poll of likely voters shows president obama leading mitt romney by six points in wisconsin. the president also leads in virginia by four points and is up by one point in colorado. mitt romney in the south today raising cash and looking to contain fallout from a secretly recorded video. o
Sep 10, 2012 12:00pm PDT
that is going to be a buy and. >> polls show that 50 percent of people in the united states know about meatless mondays and one out of five take part. >> it has great health benefits, it lowers animal fat in your diet. and, it is better for your digestion, introducing more fiber, it is beneficial. >> right now they're kicking this offer exclusively in pleasanton elementary schools and high school cafes. they fully plan to implement a program in october. in pleasanton, cate caugurian, cbs 5. >> this is the second school district to be without means on mondays, the navato unified school district was the first. a new study shows that marijuana use may increase the risk of testicular cancer. researchers at the university of southern california found that men that smoke pot on a regular basis were twice as likely to develop an aggressive form of the disease, us testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men under the age of 45. hewlett-packard cutting an additional 2000 jobs, the computer and printer company had announced cuts of 27,000 positions worldwide but in a regulatory filing today, compa
Sep 21, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. easy to deal with no seeds and that is why they're the most popular ones is in the united states. >> and back one more time to the big historic moment that happened right here in the bay area. the space shuttle endeavor farewell fly over. the famous spacecraft made low- level passes over bay area landmarks including the golden gate bridge and moffett field. the shuttle is about to finish its journey in los angeles where it will spend his retirement in a museum. >> we have new video of that shuttle over the hollywood sign. how cool is that? its final trip began florida in wednesday and stopped in houston and made it out to california yesterday and then you can catch all the highlights on eyewitness news tonight at 5:00. right now if you want to check it out, cbs sf .com, lots of pictures on facebook and twitter as well. >> that is a rap for us. the news at noon, have a great weekend.